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Admissions Strategy

How to stand out on your college applications

April 19, 2019, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Jamie

I regularly get questions from families asking “what should my daughter/son do to stand out in the admission process?” While I’d love to give an answer like “75 hours of community service, become captain of a team and vice president of your class,” admissions just doesn’t work like that. Instead, when working with students, I … Continue reading How to stand out on your college applications

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A peek inside the admissions office: Holistic review

March 25, 2019, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Jamie

The term “holistic review” is thrown around all the time in college admissions. You’ll hear it referenced at virtually every tour and information session that you attend and it is plastered on admission websites. But what does holistic actually mean? Holistic review differs from high school to high school and can mean different things at … Continue reading A peek inside the admissions office: Holistic review

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How to Interact with Admissions Officers

March 8, 2019, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Kyle

Whether you’re browsing a college fair, attending a meeting at your school, or visiting a university campus, speaking with an admission officer can have a profound influence on the development of your college list. Not to mention, a positive interaction could result in a more favorable review of your application later on. Here are some … Continue reading How to Interact with Admissions Officers

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